Classroom Activities—My Favorite Book

Students share their favorite books and inspire classmates to read with these heartfelt mobile book reports.


  • Westcott 5” Kids scissors
  • 3" x 12" tagboard strip
  • 7" construction paper square
  • 6" white paper square
  • two 5" construction paper squares
  • two 4" white paper squares
  • 3" construction paper square
  • 2" white paper square
  • 3" x 6" construction paper rectangle
  • 2" x 5" white paper rectangle
  • hole puncher
  • yarn
  • glue
  • crayons

Step 1
Trim each white square to form a heart.

Step 2
Write your name on the small heart, the book's main character's name on a medium-size heart, the setting on the other medium-size heart, and a brief summary on the large heart.

Step 3
Glue each heart to the construction paper square that is slightly larger than it. Trim the square to form a border.

Step 4
Trim the white rectangle to form an arrow. Write why you like the book on the arrow. Glue it to the construction paper rectangle and trim to form a border.

Step 5
Fold the tagboard strip in half lengthwise. Write the book's title and author's name on it and add an illustration.

Step 6
Hole-punch the pieces and tie them together with pieces of yarn. Tie another piece of yarn to the top of the tagboard as a hanger.

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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